The Allen Fire Department strives to protect the lives and property of Allen residents through our commitment to excellence, integrity and expertise. Through the use of current technology, ongoing training and participation in the latest emergency medical protocol, we deliver both emergency and non-emergency services. We also work proactively to provide public education, enforcement of the fire codes and emergency management services.

International Fire Code Changes

Effective June 27, 2017, the City of Allen has adopted the 2015 International Fire Code.  All permits submitted on or after August 1, 2017 must adhere to the new code and local amendments. View new code and local amendments.

Allen Fire Department in the News


The Climb

Allen American - Three Allen firefighters will participate in an annual memorial to honor firefighters killed on September 11, 2001. Read more.

Photo from WFAA news report showing 88 year-old Frank Davis trying on a firefighter helmet

One Final Ride

WFAA - Allen resident Frank Davis, 88, relived his firefighting days thanks to the Allen Fire Department and the staff of his retirement community. Watch the story. 

Allen Fire Captain Mark Beaty (left) directs two firefighters on scene.

The Captain

ALLEN AMERICAN - Allen Fire Captain Mark Beaty talks about his football days, marathon training, and fire year as a firefighter. Read the profile.

About the Allen Fire Department


Operations, Support & Training

Operations Support Training

Public Training & Education

Public Training

Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness

Fire Permits & Inspections

fire inspections

Smoke Alarm Installation

If your home does not have a working smoke alarm, American Red Cross-Texoma Area will install one for you. Simply fill out this online request form. Allen residents should select the "McKinney/Denton" office under the "City" field when completing the online form.

Arson Reward

The City of Allen offers a reward of up to $1,000 to any person who voluntarily gives information to any law enforcement officer which leads to the arrest and subsequent conviction of any person or persons who commit the crime of Arson within the corporate limits of the City of Allen.
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    This Fire Prevention Week, Plan Your Exit Strategy

    In a fire, seconds count. Seconds can mean the difference between escaping safely from a fire or having their lives end in tragedy. Read on...
  2. Winning entries from the 2017 Fire Prevention Week art contest.

    See This Year's Fire Prevention Contest Winners

    To teach an important safety lesson, Allen Fire Department challenged local students to break out their art supplies. Read on...
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